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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence to Newark?

Lowest Price€24.82
Fastest Train3h 23m
Trains Per Day15
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Newark right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Providence to Newark?

In the last month, €48.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Newark, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €39.58 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Newark?

The distance between Providence and Newark is approximately 162 miles, or 260 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Providence to Newark are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Providence at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Providence to Newark?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 14 of these are direct connections to Newark. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Newark for €27.39.

Which train should you take from Providence to Newark?

There are 3 train lines with service from Providence, Rhode Island to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 50m€89.75
Amtrak Acela33h 31m€100.24
Amtrak Northeast Regional114h 19m€49.85

Where is the train station in Providence?

There is one train station in Providence:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Where is the train station in Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Providence at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Price trends for trains from Providence to Newark

Average prices by travel date

€141€94€47NovDec

Monthly average prices

€107€86€64€43€21DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

€107€86€64€43€213020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to Newark, NJ
4.7
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
5.0
Value
2.7
Condition
4.7
Lamin
5.0
9 June 2020Visiting family
Pros
The cleanliness
Cons
Put the price down
Tips
I really enjoyed it
Astrid
4.0
21 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
sat the whole way in one form of transport
Cons
the selection in the cafe - poor in vegan options - no vegan milk
Paulo
5.0
26 May 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfort, window view, fast
Cons
Wifi wasn't working
Tips
Book a ticket earlier, as prices are obviously higher closer to the trip.

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